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Lilly's On The Canal

2 Canal St, Lambertville, NJ 08530-1704
+1 609-397-6242
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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“eggplant fries” (20 reviews)
“coconut cake” (6 reviews)
“quiche” (6 reviews)
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2 Canal St, Lambertville, NJ 08530-1704
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11 - 20 of 321 reviews

Reviewed 27 August 2017

The hostess seemed utterly astounded that we didn't have a reservation, but eventually led us to a table anyway. Next, the manager appeared and angrily demanded to know why we were sitting at the wrong table. We had to pick up our menus and drinks...More

Thank Carol757
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We had a terrific lunch at Lilly's. The outdoor setting was beautiful. Service was prompt and friendly. The food was delicious. We will be back.

1  Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Go for the sangria, stay for the food! Innovative fresh menu and terrific service. It's a wonderful location with outside dining options. Have visited several times and look forward to our next gathering.

Thank Hazel U
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

There were three of us for lunch. We go to this place frequently because it is centrally located and is right on the canal. The food is always good but there is nothing extraordinary about it. Our lunch consisted of a Cobb salad, a burger...More

Thank Vivian B
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Good food in a pleasant atmosphere; outside courtyard dining is nice if the weather is decent. Food and service were good, but definitely over priced for a casual lunch.

Thank James K
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Nice ambiance, location, food, good portions, romantic and cozy. A lovely experience there and very friendly staff and service. BYOB

Thank rmody26
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We have been eating at Lilly's for several years and we keep coming back. The ambiance is just right. From upstairs( my favorite) to downstairs to rear garden the service is impeccable and the hostess is the mostest . Oops, I nearly forgot, the food...More

Thank zilstan2016
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Located on the beautiful, historic canal. We chose outdoor seating. Refreshing and lovely. I had the turkey club. Really good. My wife's house salad included candied apricots, apples, figs, candied pecans and more. Try the French fried eggplant. A great choice!

Thank Jack B
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Went to Lilly's with family and had a very enjoyable dinner. It was a lovely evening and we were able to sit out on the patio which was completely booked. Food was excellent as well as service! And to top the evening off, we had...More

Thank Connie52339
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We waited 45 minutes to get our appetizers and one hour and 10 minutes to get our food .. which wouldn't have been so bad, but the waitress who identified herself as "the manager" was rude and snapped at us when we asked why it...More

Thank Ralphsmom1
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Stephanie L
20 November 2015|
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Response from TeamRoadKill | Reviewed this property |
I know that in the past they have made some local wines available to customers, but typically it's BYOB.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 23
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 7:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Canal St, Lambertville, NJ 08530-1704
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Lambertville
  • Phone Number: +1 609-397-6242
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